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Breckland Planning Applications Weekending 3rd March 2015

0 on March 4, 2015, 11:41 am

The latest list of planning applications registered by Breckland Council during the week ending 3rd March 2015 has been published. Applications may be inspected during normal office hours, at the Planning Department, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, and any representations in respect of them should be made, in writing, to Martin Pendlebury Director of Planning & Business Manager. If an application needs […]

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Thetford based amateur dramatic group’s charity support

Thetford based amateur dramatic group’s charity support

0 on March 3, 2015, 9:17 am

Representatives of Thetford Players were delighted to present a cheque to Fulmerston Family and Community Project of nearly £500, having been chosen as the amateur dramatic group’s Charity of the Year. Various raffles held at Thetford Players productions and craft fairs, as well as a donation from profit made on ‘Acts of Summer’ last year all went towards the £470.22 […]

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Thetford Players auditions for ‘The Odd Couple’

Thetford Players auditions for ‘The Odd Couple’

0 on March 3, 2015, 9:06 am

Thetford Players are holding open auditions on Wednesday 11 March, 7pm, at The Studio, Charles Burrell Centre, Thetford for the female version of ‘The Odd Couple’ by Neil Simon. The play which has six female and two male parts reverses the gender roles from the original comedy made famous on stage and screen by Walter Matthau. The two mismatched roommates […]

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Live fire training given the go ahead at Scottow Enterprise Park

Live fire training given the go ahead at Scottow Enterprise Park

0 on March 3, 2015, 9:03 am

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has been given the green light to conduct live fire training at Scottow Enterprise Park to ensure fire crews and firefighters are trained to the highest standard. Norfolk County Council agreed to the proposals at its Planning Committee meeting on 20 February allowing the Service to operate on site for a 15 year period. […]

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Cromer Friends brighten up paediatric patients’ experience

Cromer Friends brighten up paediatric patients’ experience

0 on March 3, 2015, 8:42 am

The Cromer Community & Hospital Friends have recently purchased £250 worth of new toys for the Minor Injuries Unit at Cromer & District Hospital The kind donation was received by nurse practitioners from the chairman of the Cromer Community & Hospital Friends, Mary Northway. The toys will be used in the paediatric waiting area to keep children entertained whilst they, […]

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Apply for funding for a Big Spring Clean to brighten Breckland

Apply for funding for a Big Spring Clean to brighten Breckland

0 on March 3, 2015, 8:04 am

Residents living in Breckland are being encouraged to help make the district a little brighter this spring by participating in an exciting initiative. The Big Spring Clean, run by Breckland Council, is a new scheme which aims to get volunteers from across Breckland creating their own tidy-up projects to help improve their communities. To support the scheme, Breckland has made […]

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Huge all-day event in Norwich sets out to celebrate and inspire Norfolk’s women

Huge all-day event in Norwich sets out to celebrate and inspire Norfolk’s women

0 on February 28, 2015, 7:57 am

Norfolk is celebrating International Women’s Day this year with ‘Women Reaching Women’ – a full day’s programme of talks, workshops, performances, networking, a quiz, films and an international bazaar on Wednesday, 11 March at The Forum in Norwich. Organised by a partnership of local women’s groups and other organisations, including Norfolk County Council, the Women Reaching Women event will run […]

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Overnight works to replace safety barriers between Cringleford & Norwich

Overnight works to replace safety barriers between Cringleford & Norwich

0 on February 28, 2015, 7:35 am

Ten weeks of overnight work to replace the central safety barriers on the A11 between Norwich and Cringleford starts on Monday evening, 2 March. Most of the barriers date from 1975 when the dual carriageway Eaton/Cringleford bypass opened. The replacement work will take place from 7pm to 7am under lane closures and a 30mph speed limit. The lane closures will […]

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people urged to consider adoption and fostering

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people urged to consider adoption and fostering

0 on February 27, 2015, 2:28 pm

Norfolk County Council is calling on more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to consider adoption and fostering. Next week is National LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week and the County Council is calling on LGBT couples and prospective single carers to come forward and help to transform the lives of children in care in the county. Information will be available […]

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Lost, stolen or strayed – concessionary travel card amnesty

Lost, stolen or strayed – concessionary travel card amnesty

0 on February 27, 2015, 8:12 am

Concessionary travel card users in Norfolk are being given until 7 April to make sure their smartcard is valid before a new ‘hot listing’ system blocks their free travel. Concessionary pass holders’ smartcards are already electronically checked as they board buses in Norfolk, but from Monday 2 March this will show up any cards that have been ‘hot listed’ after […]

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Breckland weekly crime summary 19th to 25th February 2015

Breckland weekly crime summary 19th to 25th February 2015

0 on February 27, 2015, 7:25 am

Message from Chief Inspector Paul Wheatley There has been a few crimes recorded recently where some CCTV images have shown the offenders in the act of stealing heating oil and cash from a shed where eggs were sold. Naturally, these images are being checked by police to try and identify those responsible. Whilst we have no names to these faces […]

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‘Bold’ new service puts victims of crime first

‘Bold’ new service puts victims of crime first

0 on February 26, 2015, 10:14 am

A ‘new and bold’ service is being launched to give victims of crime in Norfolk and Suffolk the chance to meet and question those responsible. The Police and Crime Commissioners for Norfolk and Suffolk have commissioned Victim Support to deliver the new Restorative Justice Service, which will put the needs of the victim first. Deputy PCC for Norfolk Jenny McKibben, […]

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Vital support for unpaid carers – free courses

Vital support for unpaid carers – free courses

on February 25, 2015, 4:12 pm

Unpaid carers from across Norfolk and Suffolk are being invited to sign up for a free course to help them meet the challenges of caring for someone as they reach the end of their life. The “Caring with Confidence” initiative, which is being run by the Norfolk and Suffolk Palliative Care Academy in partnership with Norfolk Carers Support, The Carers […]

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Breckland Planning

Breckland Planning Applications Weekending 24th February 2015

on February 25, 2015, 3:42 pm

The latest list of planning applications registered by Breckland Council during the week ending 24th February 2015 has been published. Applications may be inspected during normal office hours, at the Planning Department, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, and any representations in respect of them should be made, in writing, to Martin Pendlebury Director of Planning & Business Manager. If an application needs […]

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Pack Up Your Troubles with Songs of Yesteryear at Castle Acre on 18th March

Pack Up Your Troubles with Songs of Yesteryear at Castle Acre on 18th March

on February 25, 2015, 10:01 am

A delightful evening awaits when Patricia Hammond, dubbed ‘The Canadian Nightingale’, brings a beautiful programme of vintage songs to The Ostrich Inn on Wednesday 18th March at 7.30pm, with support from the arts and community development charity Creative Arts East. As part of ongoing commemorative WW1 events, ‘Songs From The Great War’ is an uplifting and touching tribute to the […]

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